The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 50 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.48% - 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+124.24% -49.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
92 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.28% 22.79% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 38
Average daily rate £450 £296 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.28% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Bedfordshire region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Bedfordshire region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (100.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP XI Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (100.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM